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Brentford 0-1 Arsenal: How it happened

Arsenal have today confirmed their place in the next round of the Carabao Cup after defeating Brentford at its own home ground.



( Arsenal players celebrating )

Arsenal have advanced to the next round of the Carabao Cup after securing a 1-0 victory over Brentford at the Gtech Community Stadium. Reiss Nelson’s early goal proved to be the difference as the Gunners booked their place in the fourth round of the competition.

Nelson made an immediate impact, finding the back of the net less than eight minutes into the match. Eddie Nketiah capitalized on a loose pass, setting up Nelson to calmly slot the ball into the bottom corner. Emile Smith Rowe, who started a competitive game for Arsenal for the first time in 499 days, also had a strong performance and came close to doubling the lead with a shot that was saved.

Brentford struggled to create scoring opportunities in the first half, but they came out stronger after the break, applying pressure in search of an equalizer. However, their efforts were thwarted by Arsenal’s defense, with Aaron Ramsdale making a stunning save to deny Yoane Wissa and preserve the clean sheet.

The victory sees Arsenal progress in the Carabao Cup, adding to their positive momentum this season. Currently sitting in fifth place in the Premier League table with 14 points, Arsenal will now turn their attention to their upcoming league match against Bournemouth at Vitality Stadium on Saturday.

As Arsenal continue their campaign in both domestic and cup competitions, fans will be hopeful that the team can maintain their strong form and secure positive results in the coming weeks.

Hello there, Am Mumbere Ausbel from Uganda and I am a writer at Arsenal True Fans and I love watching football matches so much because it's my favourite sport. I am an optimistic person who usually likes to look at the good side of everything.

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